Tammy Grimes in 1966
|Born||Tammy Lee Grimes
January 30, 1934
Lynn, Massachusetts, U.S.
|Died||October 30, 2016
Englewood, New Jersey, U.S.
|Spouse(s)||Christopher Plummer (m. 1956; div. 1960)
Jeremy Slate (m. 1966; div. 1967)
Richard Bell (m. 1968; d. 2005)
Tammy Lee Grimes (January 30, 1934 – October 30, 2016) was an American actress and singer. She starred in and won a Tony Award for a 1960 play called The Unsinkable Molly Brown. She also starred in her own television show The Tammy Grimes Show in 1966.
Early life[change | change source]
She attended high school at the then all-girls school, Beaver Country Day School, and Stephens College, and then studied acting at New York City's Neighborhood Playhouse. She studied singing with Beverley Peck Johnson.
Personal life[change | change source]
Her second husband was actor Jeremy Slate, who she married in 1966 and divorced a year later. Her third husband was composer Richard Bell, who she married in 1971; the couple remained married until Bell's death in 2005.
Death[change | change source]
Work[change | change source]
Filmography[change | change source]
Stage[change | change source]
References[change | change source]
- "Tammy Grimes Biography (1934-)". Film Reference. Retrieved 21 February 2016.
- William Ruhlmann. "Tammy Grimes". AllMusic. Retrieved 21 February 2016.
- "Tammy Grimes". NNDB. Retrieved 21 February 2016.
- Current Biography Yearbook. H. W. Wilson Company. 1963.
- "Tammy Grimes biography", Allmusic.com, accessed January 9, 2009.
- Anthony Tommasini (January 22, 2001). "Beverley Peck Johnson, 96, Voice Teacher". The New York Times.
- Rainho, Manny (August 2015). "This Month in Movie History". Classic Images (482): 24–26.
- "Christopher Plummer Weds", The New York Times, August 24, 1956, p.15
- Hertz, Linda."Tammy Grimes stars in one-woman show at the Plush Room", sfgate.com, October 28, 2007.
- Gates, Anita (October 31, 2016). "Tammy Grimes, the Original 'Unsinkable Molly Brown,' Dies at 82". The New York Times. Retrieved February 1, 2016.
- The Littlest Revue Broadway" ibdb.com, accessed November 3, 2016
Other websites[change | change source]
- Tammy Grimes on IMDb
- Tammy Grimes at the TCM Movie Database
- Tammy Grimes at the Internet Broadway Database
- Tammy Grimes at the Internet Off-Broadway Database